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14 August 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:33

MAM | Media and Advertising

"We see TV channels as partners rather than vendors": Havas Media Group's Mohit Joshi  
A seasoned professional, Havas Media Group MD India, Mohit Joshi, is known within the industry for his sharp acumen and quick knack to adapt to changing trends. With his role expanding in the agency as Anita Nayyar moved on in May.  
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Cable TV | MSO

MSOs see recovery in subscription collection post lockdown  
At the beginning of the Covid2019 crisis, distribution platform operators (DPOs) witnessed a sharp drop in collections from subscribers. After months of lockdown and controlled movements, major multi-system operators (MSOs) are seeing stability in their collections from June end.  
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Television | TV Channels

"Most private broadcasters don't give credit to live DD feed": Prasar Bharati's Shashi Shekhar Vempati  
Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati is a little miffed with private broadcasters. The reason? While 200 TV channels carried Doordarshan's live coverage of main events, most private channels didn't give credit.  
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iWorld | OTT

Pocket Aces' Loco sees over 6x rise in daily active users  
With the lockdown accelerating the growth of India's gaming market, the country's leading game streaming and esports app, Loco, has witnessed a 6x growth in DAUs in the past month.  
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iWorld | OTT

MX Player witnesses a big jump in consumption on its gaming platform  
Democratizing entertainment with offerings ranging from video streaming, original web series, live TV, audio streaming and gaming – MX Player has stayed true to its vision of providing Indian audiences with "Everytainment".  
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Press Releases
» Dalmia Bharat Group pays a musical tribute to Covid Warriors with Kailash Kher & Ricky Kej
» Uber helps deliver free meals for the hungry in partnership with the Robin Hood Army
» to launch 'Moves Like Remo' with Remo D'Souza under its live digital fitness offering
More News From Indian Television
Banijay names Jacob Houlind as Banijay Nordic CEO
European production giant Banijay in a recent announcement has named Jacob Houlind as Banijay Nordic CEO. Houlind will oversee all operations across its portfolio of 24 companies, his remit spans Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and the UK and US, following the recent expansion of Yellow Bird.................................................................... Read More...
Discovery channel India celebrates 25 years
On 15 August 2020, Discovery channel will commemorate its 25th anniversary in India by hosting celebrations on-air, online, and in the heart of communities around the country.................................................................... Read More...
Mukta A2 Cinemas enhances hygiene measures in preparation for lockdown end
Mukta A2 Cinemas has announced its readiness to resume nationwide operations once the ongoing lockdown comes to an end. In order to guarantee the safety of its patrons........................................................ Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Stock market update: Media stocks climb; PVR jumps nearly 5%
»   Race for space: Startups take to the sky with satellites, rocket engine
    Source: ET
»   Deutsche Telekom reiterates opposition to barring Huawei from Germany
»   Freenet to pay down debt with Sunrise bonanza: CEO
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Fujifilm Expects Clinical Trial Data on Avigan for Covid-19 Patients in About a Month
    Source: News18
»   Cong spokesperson urges I&B ministry to restore 'civility' in TV debates
    Source: BS
»   China extends anti-dumping duties on optical fibres from India
    Source: Livemint
»   BharatNet's maintenance work hangs in air after BSNL fails to secure a bidder 2nd time in a row
    Source: Financial Express
»   Bharti Airtel, MSCI EM Index And An Error That Wasn't
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   CPL T20 LIVE: All you need to know CPL 2020 LIVE, venue, timing, squads, Full schedule, live streaming details
    Source: Inside Sport
»   Sun Direct Tamil DPO 1 Plan Now Available at Rs 999 for 9 Months
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   International Film Festival Of India To Take Place As Per Schedule: Goa CM
    Source: Business World
»   New York Yankees sign deal with TikTok despite Donald Trump's ban
    Source: The Print
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   The Guardian is most trusted by its readers among UK newspapers, finds Ofcom
»   Daily Mail publisher to cut up to 100 jobs as revenues fall
    Source: The Guardian
»   The Entertainment Industry Foundation Activates Fund to Benefit Wildfire Relief
»   ViacomCBS Will Have Apple TV Plus' First Video Bundle (Report)
»   Fortnite for Android just got axed from the Google Play Store too
»   Uber and Lyft lose bid to delay worker reclassification order in California
    Source: Techcrunch
»   Trump Satirist Sarah Cooper Gets Netflix Special
»   FuboTV Posts $100M Q2 Loss as It Seeks Up-listing on Major Stock Exchange
    Source: Next Tv
»   FuboTV posts $100M loss as subscribers hold steady in Q2
»   UBS lowers cord-cutting estimate after better-than-expected Q2
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Cable Broadband Marketshare Surpasses 68% in Biggest Growth Quarter Since 2012
»   FCC Won't Stay 6 GHz Wi-Fi Order
    Source: Multichannel
»   Bulgaria's bTV makes audience measurement proposal
»   Youfone launches Netherlands first Android TV service
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   NEP Group Names Brian Sullivan New CEO
»   NAB, NCTA Voice Support for Excluded C-Band Earth Stations
    Source: Tv Technology
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